ATLA’s Aguas Frescas Boast Texture and Flavor

While their inventory rivals even the best mezcalerias, it's their zero-proof drinks that impress most

At ATLA, the younger sibling of Cosme, in New York‘s NoHo neighborhood, the light fare and non-alcoholic beverages impress most. (Think donut-shaped churros or flaxseed chilaquiles paired with delectable aguas frescas.) While beverage director Yana Volfson is skilled at crafting cocktails, her zero-proof options transcend the expectations usually associated with this section of the menu. “These are options that challenge the idea of a non-alcoholic …

Link About It: This Week’s Picks

Rick Owens goes full frontal, Microsoft's HoloLens, meditating in a Vegas nightclub and more in our weekly look at the web

1. Krrb Classifieds Nascar meets wheelchair in this polished tire rocker up for grabs on community-based classifieds site Krrb. The chair, named “El Rocker de Las Llantas Muertas” (The Rocker of Dead Tires), has been meticulously hand crafted by Brooklyn-based designer Rodney Allen Trice using various found objects and features two perfectly balanced rubber wheels and a custom steel frame. As explained by Swiss Miss …

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In a new exhibition, Jasper de Beijer draws inspiration from the color and violence of the Mexican drug conflict


 With a meticulously detailed look that’s far from realistic, Dutch artist Jasper de Beijer returns with a series of new work inspired by Mexico’s notoriously violent drug trade. Following months spent on location researching the history of the conflict and its representation in popular media, de Beijer set to work constructing scenes that embody the drug war. Opening tonight at the Asya Geisberg Gallery …